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  • Key Lawyer in DOJ Office Charging Dinesh D’Souza is Obama Campaign Donor

    04/10/2014 2:56:30 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 10 replies
    P.J. Media ^ | 4-9-14 | J. Christian Adams
    If you suspect that politics might have played a role in the Justice Department bringing charges against conservative filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza, consider the financial support to Barack Obama from a key DOJ lawyer in the U.S. Attorney’s office that filed the charges. Each U.S. Attorney’s office has a lone District Election Officer (“DEO”). The DEO is the singular point person in each U.S. Attorney office for any matter related to an election or campaign finance. The U.S. Attorney’s office in the Southern District of New York is the office which brought the campaign finance charges against D’Souza. David Kennedy is...
  • Ted Kennedy Jr. makes run official

    04/08/2014 9:14:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    The Connecticut Post ^ | April 8, 2014 | Neil Vigdor
    BRANFORD -- There's a new keeper of the Kennedy flame. Ted Kennedy Jr. -- cloaking himself in the legacy of his father and uncles, from their familiar cadence to their crusade for social justice to their wavy hair -- finally acquiesced Tuesday to the overtures of Democrats who have long tried to lure the advocate for the disabled into running for office. The 52-year-old lawyer from Branford launched his candidacy for state Senate during a rally in his hometown, where retiring incumbent Edward Meyer introduced Kennedy as his heir apparent in what could become the most-watched race ever for the...
  • Ted Kennedy Jr. mulling run for Connecticut Senate

    03/25/2014 3:24:44 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 48 replies
    Associated Press ^ | March 25, 2014 | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Ted Kennedy Jr., who has been mentioned as a possible political candidate for years, said he's considering a run for the state Senate in Connecticut. The son of the late U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy, of Massachusetts, said he will decide within two weeks whether to seek this year's Democratic nomination for the 12th Senatorial District seat being vacated by retiring Guilford Democrat Edward Meyer.
  • Kerry Kennedy acquitted of drugged driving in New York

    02/28/2014 9:25:46 AM PST · by Wolfie · 72 replies
    CBS News ^ | 02/28/2014
    Kerry Kennedy acquitted of drugged driving in New York WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Kerry Kennedy was acquitted Friday of drugged driving in a July 2012 incident in which she accidentally took a sleeping pill and then sideswiped a truck in a wild highway drive she said she didn't remember. Kennedy hugged and clasped hands with her lawyers as a six-person jury cleared her of driving while impaired, a misdemeanor. It had carried the potential for up to a year in jail, though that would be unlikely for a first-time offender.
  • Kerry Kennedy invokes dad’s death in drugged-driving defense

    02/27/2014 2:12:03 AM PST · by Libloather · 36 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2/27/14 | Andrea Peyser
    She’s a mom, a human-rights leader — oh, and another fatherless Kennedy. Testifying in her own defense at her drugged driving trial Wednesday, Kerry Kennedy wasted little time before playing the “Daddy” card. “Daddy was the attorney general during the civil rights movement and then a senator,” the 54-year-old testified, supposedly explaining why she grew up in Virginia, but coyly invoking the memory of her slain father, Sen Robert F. Kennedy.
  • Frail Ethel Kennedy attends daughter’s drugged driving trial

    02/24/2014 7:42:36 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 60 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2-24-14 | Laurel Babcock and Bob Fredericks
    A frail Ethel Kennedy showed up at the Westchester County courthouse this morning to support her daughter Kerry Kennedy on the first day of her trial on drugged driving charges. Ethel Kennedy, the 85-year-old widow of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, was in a wheelchair and accompanied by an unidentified man and woman when she entered the courtroom shortly after 9 a.m. Kerry Kennedy had hoped to avoid a trial, but her bid to have the case tossed failed last week after a judge denied her motion to have the case dropped because she supposedly took a sleeping pill by accident....
  • Kerry Kennedy 'set to admit leaving the scene of an accident,,,

    02/23/2014 2:18:50 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 55 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 2-24-14 | Ryan Gorman
    Kerry Kennedy may agree to a plea deal over driving while drugged charges stemming from a 2012 accident so she can continue her extensive human rights work. Kennedy, 54, is afraid a conviction would bring with it restrictions that would curtail her international travels – she has visited several dozen countries on humanitarian missions. The plea deal was previously discussed between her legal team and prosecutors before being shelved, but her attorneys have brought it back to the table with her trial slated to start Monday, according to the New York Daily News. Lawyers originally tabled the deal while preparing...
  • Ten years after Oswald assasinated Kennedy Democrats became Marxist party.

    02/16/2014 3:44:15 PM PST · by cradle of freedom · 34 replies
    This just struck me like a bolt of lightning--if Oswald had more patience and was willing to wait about ten years he would have seen his dream come true of a Marxists state in the United States. The assasination was not even necessary to bring about the Marxist government that Oswald wanted. If Oswald were living today he would be holding pro-Obama signs and quite pleased with the direction this country is going in. The Marxists took over the Democrat Party in the seventies and today most Democrat voters don't even seem to be the wiser. They wept at Kennedy's...
  • NY DA fights dismissal in Kerry Kennedy driving case

    02/05/2014 3:46:32 PM PST · by Libloather · 16 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2/05/14
    WHITE PLAINS, NY — Even if Kerry Kennedy accidentally drugged herself with a sleeping pill before getting in her car, she broke the law if she kept driving after feeling the drug’s effects, prosecutors say. In filings Tuesday, the Westchester County district attorney’s office asked a judge to reject Kennedy’s second attempt to have her drugged-driving case dismissed. Prosecutors said a dismissal would send the wrong message to the public about how “people of wealth and power” are treated. Kennedy is the ex-wife of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the daughter of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and the niece of...
  • The Killing of Kennedy

    01/20/2014 1:40:53 PM PST · by Nelson Hultberg · 39 replies
    Americans for a Free Republic ^ | January 20, 2014 | Nelson Hultberg
    With the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination this past November, I began revisiting the various conspiracy theories that have appeared over the years. I never put any stock in the Warren Commission and the establishment verdict of “Oswald as lone killer.” But among all the conspiracy portrayals put forth, none truly satisfied me as definitive. That is until I read JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters, by James W. Douglass. There are hundreds of “JFK conspiracy” books in print, but Douglass takes the reader to places not visited by others eloquently and hauntingly. And...
  • Kerry Kennedy Christmas card e-mail sparks e-fight

    01/01/2014 5:12:33 PM PST · by Libloather · 24 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12/31/13
    **SNIP** The brouhaha started when Kennedy, who’s president of the Robert F. Kennedy Center, blasted out a holiday card with an image of her family, a biblical quote and “Merry Christmas.” Even though the recipients were bcc’d, thanks to a tech glitch, anyone who responded by hitting “Reply All” sent their message plus e-mail address to Kennedy’s full distribution list. **SNIP** But as an unending stream of trite responses clogged inboxes, a war of words broke out. “Please remove me from mass e-mails to Kerry in reply to her christmas card,” snapped activist Valerie Sklarevsky. “Please REMOVE ME FROM YOUR...
  • Bishop Morlino Chastizes [sic] Faithful Catholics

    12/19/2013 10:51:46 PM PST · by Arthur McGowan · 11 replies
    YouTube ^ | 2009 | Michael Voris
    Bishop Morlino praises Ted Kennedy as "pro-life."
  • Ambassador (Caroline) Kennedy: A star is born

    12/15/2013 8:22:26 AM PST · by Zakeet · 50 replies
    Politico ^ | December 15, 2013 | Alexander Burns
    Caroline Kennedy is a long way from Syracuse. The soft-spoken presidential scion, who four years ago this month toured upstate New York in a short and ill-fated bid for the U.S. Senate, has swept with force into her newest public role as President Barack Obama’s ambassador in Japan. And if the iconic daughter of American political royalty showed herself to be deeply uncomfortable as a glad-handing pol, she’s on her way to becoming something of a rock star in the more dignified world of diplomacy. She has been swarmed by well-wishers in her public appearances, including Japanese men and women...
  • Toadies: People Magazine Hypes 20-Year-Old Son of Caroline Kennedy as

    12/08/2013 2:50:09 PM PST · by Kaslin · 57 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | December 8, 2013 | Tim Graham
    To prove the liberal media never, ever stops promoting the Kennedy “dynasty” ad infinitum, the December 16 edition of people magazine highlights this story in the table of contents: “JFK’s only grandson, Jack Kennedy Schlossberg, steps up to carry the family torch.” He’s only 20 and going to Yale. The headline is "HEIR TO CAMELOT." Next to his picture on page 92 is the caption “A HUNK LIKE HIS UNCLE: Schlossberg has JFK Jr. infatuation potential – and more. ‘He will be a major figure of his generation,’ predicts Kennedy family biographer Laurence Leamer.” It's hard to tell if this...
  • Ambassador Kennedy Chides China's Move to Create Air Zone

    11/28/2013 1:21:53 PM PST · by bkopto · 32 replies
    WPRO 630 News (ABC) ^ | Nov 28, 2013 | Staff
    The new U.S. ambassador to Japan has weighed in on escalating tensions between China and Japan over the East China Sea. On Wednesday, Caroline Kennedy criticized China's recent move to create its own Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ), which requires that all aircraft notify Chinese authorities before entering the airspace. "Unilateral actions like those taken by China with their announcement of an East China Sea Air-to-Sea Identification Zone undermines security and constitutes an attempt to change the status quo in the East China Sea. This only serves to increase tension in the region," the ambassador said. The new ADIZ includes...
  • Why Soviets Were No Fans Of Lee Harvey Oswald.

    11/26/2013 7:40:01 AM PST · by cunning_fish · 56 replies
    CSM ^ | November 23, 2013 | Fred Weir, Mike Eckel
    MOSCOW AND BOSTON — Lee Harvey Oswald’s Russian was still shaky in 1961, when he was working as a factory metalworker in the provincial Soviet city of Minsk. It fell to a young student engineer named Stanislav Shushkevich to help him out. "He was a simple martinet, and I found nothing in common with him. His Russian at that point was passable. We had about a dozen lessons in all, after that we had no contacts,” Mr.Shushkevich told the Monitor in an interview. “My main concern later on was that he would be given the task of fabricating equipment I...
  • This is Not the World We Were Promised

    11/26/2013 6:30:25 AM PST · by Ari Bussel · 13 replies
    Israel Monitor ^ | November 26, 2013 | Norma Zager
    What Shall I Tell My Grandchildren By Norma Zager “Second Star to the right and straight on till morning…” Directions to Neverland The anniversary of President Kennedy’s death forced me into a state of nostalgic self-examination and unanswered questions including one in particular; what shall I teach my grandchildren? It is indeed a conundrum to have reached a certain age and still be in search of an identity. Or perhaps be overwhelmed by the profusion of identities embraced then discarded throughout one’s lifetime. At this stage, I am left with the ultimate question plaguing me in my grandmother years; who...
  • History of the First Thanksgiving -- Berkeley Plantation

    11/24/2013 10:44:07 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 16 replies
    Berkeley Plantation Web Site ^ | 2013 | H. Graham Woodlief
    In 1963 President Kennedy recognized Berkeley Plantation as the site of the first official Thanksgiving when the small ship the Margaret landed at Harrison Landing on the James River (upstream from Jamestown) in 1619, carrying 38 men after a perilous journey from England. The small group of carefully chosen craftsmen immediately marked their arrival on Dec. 4, 1619 with an act of Thanksgiving, led by their Captain, John Woodlief. They fell on their knees on the riverbank, and Captain Woodlief ordained that this day should be commemeorated annually as a day of Prayer and Thanksgiving. This was not Captain Woodlief's...
  • Just one more....HIDDEN IN PLAIN VIEW: The Zapruder Film and the Shot that Missed

    11/23/2013 8:30:47 PM PST · by ReaganÜberAlles · 189 replies
    http://mcadams.posc.mu.edu/scearce.htm ^ | November 27th, 2007 | Kenneth R. Scearce
    A newly published theory (2007) about the Kennedy assassination demands that we re-examine the Zapruder film, more closely than ever before.
  • Lessons in Succession Throughout the Ages

    11/23/2013 6:22:09 PM PST · by jfd1776 · 4 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | November 23, 2013 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    Reflections on the succession process, on the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination The historians of ancient Rome – both contemporary and throughout the ages since – have written a great deal about the difference between “bad emperors” and “good emperors.” Nero and Caligula, for example, were off-the-charts terrible, while Augustus, Trajan, Antonius Pius, Hadrian, and Marcus Aurelius were terrific. Of the dozens of emperors in Rome’s long-lasting empire, why were some good and others bad, when they all tended to have similar education, family background, ethnicity, experience, and military background? One of the theories was adoption vs. birth. Not...
  • The Kennedys and McCarthyism

    11/23/2013 7:48:54 AM PST · by ReformationFan · 10 replies
    The Kennedy Assassination ^ | 1995 | John McAdams
    Joseph Kennedy had befriended McCarthy because he found him to be a likable fellow Irish-Catholic who had all the right ideas on the domestic communist menace. These warm feelings were quickly transferred to the entire Kennedy family. JFK liked the fact that McCarthy went after the "elites" in the State Department whom JFK regarded with contempt. (13) Even before McCarthy made accusations against the State Department of subversion, JFK had already aligned himself with the militant anti-communists who blamed the Truman State Department for the "loss" of China. So JFK declared on the House floor in January 1949. "The responsibility...
  • JFK Today

    11/22/2013 8:54:29 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 33 replies
    Comically Incorrect ^ | 11-22-13 | A.F. Branco
    Good cartoon(see link). The JFK of 1960-1963 wouldn't even be able to win the democratic party nomination for dog catcher with the communists who run it today.
  • Face it: Oswald did it

    11/22/2013 6:50:32 PM PST · by ReaganÜberAlles · 226 replies
    The Economist ^ | 11/22/2013
    <p>There also was not a herd of pink elephants walking in the Reflecting Pool in DC, but I can't prove there wasn't. See the point?</p>
  • Roger Stone: ‘Nixon thought LBJ killed Kennedy’

    11/22/2013 5:43:03 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 132 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | November 22, 2013 | Patrick Howley
    Richard Nixon thought Lyndon Johnson killed John F. Kennedy, according to legendary political operative Roger Stone. “Richard Nixon told me in 1982 that he immediately knew who Jack Ruby was when he saw him shoot Oswald,” Stone told The Daily Caller in an extensive interview. Stone’s new book The Man Who Killed Kennedy: The Case Against LBJ is currently tearing up the Amazon bestseller list and even earned praise from Ron Paul. Among other revelations, Stone told TheDC that Nixon hired Jack Ruby as a House committee informant at Johnson’s request years prior to the Kennedy assassination, which occurred 50...
  • CNN Poll: JFK tops presidential rankings for last 50 years

    11/22/2013 11:39:26 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 82 replies
    CNN ^ | 11/22/2103
    A CNN/ORC International survey released Friday indicates that 90% of all Americans approve of how Kennedy handled his job as President. No other President of the last half century even comes close. Second place belongs to Ronald Reagan, with a 78% retrospective approval rating, followed by Bill Clinton with 74%. Richard Nixon, Kennedy's 1960 rival and the only president ever forced to resign, is at the bottom with only 31% approving of his track record from 1969 to 1974. Only George W. Bush, with a 42% retrospective approval rating, is also under 50%. "History has generally been kind to ex-presidents,...
  • JFK…the man…the myth…and anything but today’s Democrat

    11/22/2013 5:25:07 AM PST · by IbJensen · 22 replies
    DC Clothesline ^ | 11/22/2013 | Diane Scott
    “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” And with those words…said by John Fitzgerald Kennedy at his inaugural address in 1961…so-called ‘Camelot’ began. Words that became part of our nation’s collective consciousness…words embraced by both Democrats and Republicans…yet words bastardized and twisted by today’s Democrats to mean, ‘ask what your country can do for you so we can keep your loyal to the party.’ And nowhere is the twisting of these great words more evident than in today’s Obama run government as ‘We the People’ are asked to turn over...
  • Did the Tea Party Kill JFK?

    11/21/2013 2:08:13 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    Politico Magazine ^ | November 20, 2013 | Rich Lowry
    For all these years, they’ve hidden the truth about the Kennedy assassination. It didn’t require a conspiracy. It just took repeating a falsehood until it was accepted as conventional wisdom. The myth about the Kennedy assassination is that President John F. Kennedy, at great personal risk, traveled to Dallas a.k.a. the City of Hate, and was somehow murdered by an atmosphere of intolerance. The truth is that he was shot by a communist. As James Piereson writes in his brilliant book Camelot and the Cultural Revolution, liberals had the choice after the assassination to make Kennedy a martyr to civil...
  • 6 Reasons the Media/Left Refuse to Let the Kennedy Assassination Go

    11/21/2013 9:49:36 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 11/21/2013 | Bryan Preston
    1. Camelot. The brief Kennedy years represent for many in the media their own golden moment. JFK was their royalty, their idol, their ideal, their handsome and rich young war hero. Jackie Kennedy was their queen. And then it was all cut short, like a Shakespearean tragedy or fairy tale. The mythic Camelot fell to lust. The American Camelot fell to an assassin. For those of us who grew up after JFK, it’s all so much history. I grew up around Dallas and heard about the assassination any time I visited anywhere else as a child, and later on I...
  • A Personal JFK Remembrance

    11/21/2013 8:10:13 AM PST · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 21, 2013 | Cal Thomas
    My parents voted for Richard Nixon in the 1960 presidential election. I had not yet developed a political worldview, but as a freshman at American University in Washington, D.C., I stayed up late to watch the election returns slowly trickle in before going to bed at 2 a.m. with the outcome still undecided. The following year I was hired as a copyboy at NBC News, delivering wire service "copy" to news reporters in the network's Washington bureau. White House correspondent Sander Vanocur invited me to accompany him to observe the swearing-in of Adlai Stevenson as the U.S. ambassador to...
  • The New Proof of the KGB’s Hand in JFK’s Assassination

    11/20/2013 7:46:03 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 73 replies
    PJ Media's Say No To Socialism ^ | November 20, 2013 | Ion Mihai Pacepa
    It has been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, and most of the world still wrongly believes that the culprit was the CIA, or the FBI, or the mafia, or right-wing American businessmen. It has been also 50 years since the Kremlin started an intense, worldwide disinformation operation, codenamed “Dragon,” aimed at diverting attention away from the KGB’s connection with Lee Harvey Oswald. Not unrelated are the facts that Oswald was an American Marine who defected to Moscow, returned to the United States three years later with a Russian wife, killed President Kennedy, and was arrested before...
  • Our National Turning Point...Nov 22 1963

    And at the end of the days I Nebuchadnezzar lifted up mine eyes unto heaven, and mine understanding returned unto me, and I blessed the most High, and I praised and honoured him that liveth for ever, whose dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom is from generation to generation: And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing: and he doeth according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth: and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou?(Daniel 4:34-35)I believe that the God of...
  • What did Kennedy do for the history of this country?(Canada)

    11/20/2013 6:46:51 AM PST · by headsonpikes · 78 replies
    nationalnewswatch.com ^ | Nov 20, 2013 | CP staff
    WASHINGTON - John F. Kennedy's personal pollster came to Canada with an assumed name, the blessing of the president and a secret objective: help defeat the Diefenbaker Tories. Canadians might be surprised by the extent to which political events in this country were shaped by the charismatic U.S. leader, famously assassinated 50 years ago this week. Helping to elect the Pearson Liberals, for starters, who would go on to introduce a new national flag, expand the welfare state and create medicare, the old-age pension system, and the royal commission on bilingualism. The Liberals got tactical support, with state-of-the-art polling. Diplomatic...
  • Edmund M. Reggie, 1926-2013 (Ted Kennedy's Father-in-Law)

    11/19/2013 8:40:19 AM PST · by abb · 15 replies
    Reggie Family Archives ^ | November 19, 2013 | Staff
    LAFAYETTE, Louisiana – (November 19, 2013) Former Crowley City Judge and longtime political stalwart Edmund M. Reggie, 87, died this morning at his Lafayette home while surrounded by his family. Along with his wife of 62 years, Doris Boustany Reggie, he also maintained a home on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts. His eldest son, Ed Michael Reggie said: “We were blessed to have had Dad for so long, although never long enough. We are comforted by his deep faith and memories of his wonderful sense of humor, good nature, sharp mind and the love he gave all of us. We love him...
  • Camelot (Mark Steyn on the Musical and the Making of the Myth)

    11/18/2013 10:40:37 AM PST · by mojito · 33 replies
    Steyn Online ^ | 11/17/2013 | Mark Steyn
    Later this week, the where-were-you-when-you-first-heard crowd will be putting on a full court press for the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F Kennedy. As the years go by I grow less and less interested in grassy knolls and all the rest, but I am struck by one genuine, non-conspiracy-theorist feature of the event: It's the only assassination with a musical score. Garfield doesn't have one, nor does Lincoln, although he was shot at a theatre. I twice had the misfortune of sitting through tryouts for something called JFK The Musical. Aside from any other problems, the concept suffered...
  • What Castro Knew About Lee Harvey Oswald

    11/18/2013 8:56:45 AM PST · by mojito · 47 replies
    WSJ ^ | 11/17/2013 | Mary O'Grady
    In November 1963, Cuban intelligence officer Florentino Aspillaga was posted in a little hut near a Cuban beach where he operated listening equipment trained on Miami and CIA headquarters in Virginia. On the morning of Nov. 22, Mr. Aspillaga—who would defect to the U.S. in 1987—said that he was ordered "to stop all your CIA work, all your CIA work." He was instructed to "put all of my equipment to listen to any small detail from Texas. They told me Texas." Did Castro know that Lee Harvey Oswald was about to assassinate President Kennedy? Brian Latell, a veteran CIA Cuba...
  • The drama behind President Kennedy’s 1960 election win: Some people still doubt its outcome

    11/10/2013 11:05:54 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 48 replies
    The Constitution Center ^ | 11/08/2013 | Scott Bomboy
    On November 8, 1960, John F. Kennedy was elected President of the United States in a bitter contest against the incumbent Vice President, Richard Nixon. It was one of the closest elections in American history, and some people still doubt its outcome. The New York Times called the election for then-Senator Kennedy just before midnight. NBC News didn’t call the race until 7 a.m. the following morning. All night, the newly empowered national television networks had forecast that Kennedy was leading, but in a race that was too close to call. In 1990, the late John Chancellor recalled the chaos...
  • Remembering the JFK-Nixon election of 1960: One of the closest election results in US history

    11/08/2013 2:47:43 PM PST · by SeekAndFind
    American Thinker ^ | 11/08/2013 | Silvio Canto Jr.
    This is one of the most powerful and patriotic tributes to the sacrifice of our military and their familes I have seen in a while. It's only six minutes and you have to watch till the very end to get the full experience but it is more than worth it. The Call to Serve - Short Film
  • Obama Administration Prohibits Kennedy Family from Practicing Catholicism

    10/09/2013 9:09:16 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 78 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 9, 2013 | Terry Jeffrey
    The Obama administration has prohibited the Kennedy family from practicing its Catholicism, and the Kennedys now intend to ask the Supreme Court to restore their First Amendment right to the free exercise of religion. Their case could become one of the most consequential in our nation's history. The issue: Will the most fundamental liberty of all -- freedom of conscience -- survive in post-Obama America? John Kennedy serves as president of Autocam and Autocam Medical, Michigan-based companies that produce automobile components and medical devices. He and his family own the companies, which employ 661 people in the United States. The...
  • FBI Agents Interviewed Chicago Mobster Jimmy Allegretti A Week After Kennedy Assassination

    04/01/2013 8:36:16 AM PDT · by AtlasStalled · 47 replies
    Friends of Ours ^ | 04/01/13 | Friends of Ours
    G-men interviewed Chicago mobster Jimmy "the Monk" Allegretti only a week after the November 22, 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy in order to determine whether he had any connections to Jack Ruby who on November 24 had killed supposed assassin Lee Harvey Oswald according to the recently released FBI file on Allegretti. Allegretti was the Rush Street crew boss who ran the vice rackets -- gay bars, strip clubs, whore houses, gambling dens -- from the mid-1940s to the mid-1960s on the Near North Side for Chicago Outfit underboss Ross Prio, and in the FBI interview he denied...
  • Robert Blakey: The Mafia Is Most Likely Culprit Behind Kennedy Assassination

    11/24/2012 7:28:16 AM PST · by AtlasStalled · 103 replies
    Friends of Ours ^ | 11/24/12 | Friends of Ours
    Forty-nine years after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy former mob buster Robert Blakey contends the most likely explanation from the available evidence is that the Mafia was responsible as reported by Tovin Lapan for the Las Vegas Sun: "I think the mob set Oswald up as a patsy. It's not that I think (Oswald) didn't shoot (Kennedy), but that I think he was set up so (investigators) would focus on the Cuban connections (and not the mob). Did the mob do it? I don't know for sure, but it explains more of the evidence than anything else." Blakey,...
  • Did a hungover Secret Service agent accidentally shoot JFK?

    11/03/2013 8:58:27 AM PST · by rickmichaels · 279 replies
    The Globe and Mail ^ | Nov. 02 2013 | JOHN DOYLE
    And so it begins – the plentiful coverage of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of U.S. president John F. Kennedy. The date itself is weeks away and there will be countless commemorative programs, specials and copious punditry on TV. JFK: The Smoking Gun (Sunday, Discovery, 8 p.m.) is one of the most controversial of the bunch. Made for the tiny U.S. cable channel Reelz, it’s a two-hour docudrama based on the book of the same name by former Australian police detective Colin McLaren. He claims to have spent years on “the forensic cold-case investigation of JFK’s assassination” and says...
  • Dan Rather excluded from CBS' anniversary coverage of Kennedy assassination

    11/05/2013 1:11:54 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 60 replies
    Newsday ^ | 11-5-2013
    Dan Rather excluded from CBS' anniversary coverage of Kennedy assassination Published: November 5, 2013 1:57 PM By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The 50th-anniversary coverage of the Kennedy assassination on CBS News won't include the recollections of its longtime anchor Dan Rather, further proof of the lingering bitterness following Rather's messy exit and subsequent lawsuit against the network. Rather helped organize CBS' plans for President John F. Kennedy's visit to Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, and as a young reporter was a key component of assassination coverage. Now 82, with his own show on AXS-TV, he's one of the few reporters on...
  • Controversial JFK Documentary Theory: President Was Killed by Accidental Secret Service Shot

    07/30/2013 10:20:03 PM PDT · by grundle · 137 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | July 30, 2013 | Kimberly Potts |
    ReelzChannel is getting back into the Kennedy family business, and once again likely to make some waves. In November, the network that aired the Emmy-winning 2011 miniseries "The Kennedys" will debut "JFK: The Smoking Gun," a new documentary offering the theory that John F. Kennedy was killed, not by Lee Harvey Oswald’s rifle, but by the friendly-fire bullet of an inexperienced Secret Service agent. "The only possible gun that could have been in that area is that Secret Service gun. So the finding is that it was an accidental discharge. Nobody's claiming anybody did anything wrong. But at the time,...
  • “JFK would want Britain to stay in the EU”: David Miliband’s bizarre claim…

    11/06/2013 6:37:44 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 24 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 06:42 EST, 5 November 2013 | Matt Chorley
    US President John F. Kennedy would have urged Britain to stay within the EU, former foreign secretary David Miliband has claimed. The ex-Labour MP made the bizarre suggestion in speech to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the former president. Mr. Miliband said he had “no doubt” that JFK would argue that Britain should stay in the Europe Union and would back David Cameron’s call for a “deeper and stronger single market”. …
  • End of Days: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy (Heritage live event 10am ET)

    11/06/2013 5:08:32 AM PST · by iowamark · 27 replies
    James L. Swanson’s Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer was a New York Times bestseller, won the Edgar Award, and became mandatory reading for official Washington. Its fans included President George W. Bush, Speaker of the House John Boehner, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Now, for the 50th anniversary of the death of President John F. Kennedy, Swanson returns with End of Days: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy, a gripping account of the murder and its aftermath. JFK’s trip to Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963 set in motion a chain of...
  • LBJ Was The Man Who Killed Kennedy

    11/05/2013 5:18:16 PM PST · by Pontiac · 150 replies
    disinformation ^ | 11/4/2013 | Roger Stone
    I realize that delving into the world of assassination research and a belief in a conspiracy will lead some to brand me as an extremist or a nut, but the facts I have uncovered are so compelling that I must make the case that Lyndon Baines Johnson had John Fitzgerald Kennedy murdered in Dallas to become president himself and to avert the precipitous political and legal fall that was about to beset him. Snip When Lodge was in his eighties, he served vigorously as the chairman of Ronald Reagan’s campaign for President in Connecticut, a post I had recruited him...
  • So When did the Cuban Missile Crisis become Kennedy’s “Victory?”

    10/25/2013 10:21:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Townhall ^ | 10/25/2013 | Humberto Fontova
    That Khrushchev swept the floor with Kennedy during the Cuban Missile Crisis was mainstream conservative conclusion throughout much of the Cold War. Richard Nixon and Barry Goldwater, for instance, represented opposite poles of the Republican establishment of their time. "We locked Castro's communism into Latin America and threw away the key to its removal," growled Barry Goldwater about the JFK’s Missile Crisis “solution.” "Kennedy pulled defeat out of the jaws of victory,” complained Richard Nixon. "Then gave the Soviets squatters rights in our backyard." Generals Curtis Le May and Maxwell Taylor represented opposite poles of the military establishment. "The biggest...
  • Carr: Boston gala another Obamacare flop

    10/23/2013 8:12:24 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 9 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | 10-23-13 | Howie Carr
    Kathleen Sebelius is just too darned busy to testify in front of Congress this week about the disaster that is Obamacare, but she is going to be in Boston tonight. And no, not at Fenway Park. She’ll be at a “gala” at the JFK Library in Dorchester, along with an assortment of Beautiful People, including Vice President Joe Biden, Chelsea Clinton and Patches Kennedy. And the master of ceremonies: Comrade Chris Matthews, the MSNBC host who gets a tingle up his leg whenever he hears Obama speak, and who just this week told two of the guests on his rotten...
  • George Will: When liberals became scolds

    10/12/2013 9:51:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | October 9, 2013 | George Will
    “Ex-Marine Asks Soviet Citizenship” — Washington Post headline, Nov. 1, 1959 (concerning Lee Harvey Oswald) “He didn’t even have the satisfaction of being killed for civil rights. It’s — it had to be some silly little Communist.” — Jacqueline Kennedy, Nov. 22, 1963 She thought it robbed his death of any meaning. But a meaning would be quickly manufactured to serve a new politics. First, however, an inconvenient fact — Oswald — had to be expunged from the story. So, just 24 months after the assassination, Arthur Schlesinger Jr., the Kennedys’ kept historian, published a thousand-page history of the thousand-day...
  • Rare and never before seen pictures shed light on Rose Kennedy as the matriarch

    10/11/2013 9:43:48 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 48 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | October 10, 2013 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Full title: The great woman behind the Kennedy men: Rare and never before seen pictures shed light on Rose Kennedy as the matriarch of America's celebrated dynasty A month before the nation marks the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, a new photo book put together by Caroline Kennedy tells the story of her remarkable family through the eyes of her indomitable grandmother. Rose Kennedy's Family Album, which went on sale Tuesday, features a trove of 300 images - many of them never made public before - taken between 1878 and 1946, when John F. Kennedy won the...